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picowave

[pee-kuh-weyv, pahy-]
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verb (used with object), pi·co·waved, pi·co·wav·ing.
  1. to irradiate (food) with gamma rays in order to retard spoilage.
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Origin of picowave

1981–86; pico- + wave; cf. microwave
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